From 13 to 18 April 2015 at the shores of Gustavia, Saint Barthelemy, the Caribbean hosts the international sailing regatta Les Voiles de St Barth. The main favorites of the season is called 31,5-meter yacht Comanche and of 27.43-meter yacht Rambler 90.
Comanche – sailing vessel, built in December 2014 the American shipyard, Hodgdon Yachts on order Jim Clark (Jim Clark) – co-owner of Netscape, a businessman who built his fortune on a timely and very successful investments in Apple, Facebook and Twitter. The cost of construction of $ 100 million. a Ship has a sports monolithic carbon case on the design of which was presented by outstanding architects and designers Hodgdon Yachts, Van Peteghem Lauriot Prevost and Guillame Verdier, and high-tech sail from North Sails.
The yacht Rambler 90 was built in 2002 on the Australian shipyard McConaghy Yachts in the last decade were able to show outstanding results in races around the world, becoming the winner of Block Island Race (2007), Buenos Aires to Rio race (2008), the Rolex Maxi Worlds (2008), Voiles de Saint Tropez (2008), Cape Town to Bahia race (2009), Voiles de St. Barths (2010) Caribbean 60 (2011), New York Yacht Race Week (2011), Block Island Race (2013), Annapolois to Newport (2013), Block Island Race (2014). In January 2015, the yacht is for sale for $1.5 million, the seller – Berthon International.
In the Voiles de St Barth 2015 attended by nearly 80 yachts in 10 classes – a fleet more than in all six years of the regatta. Given the scale of future battles, the organizers have prepared a completely new route with opportunities for acceleration, length of 42 nautical miles from Gustavia and around Saint-barthélemy to the Islands of Tintamarre to the East of Saint Martin and back.
Rezultatai regatta in real time: app.regattaguru.com/lesvoiles/100085
Official website of the regatta: www.lesvoilesdesaintbarth.com